Publications


The Effect of Physical Activity Interventions on Children's Cognition and Metacognition: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.
J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 2017 Sep 6;56(9):729-738. Epub 2017 Jul 6.
Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha, Health and Social Research Center, Cuenca, Spain; Universidad Autónoma de Chile, Facultad de Ciencias de la Salud, Talca, Chile.

Relationship between cardiorespiratory fitness and blood pressure in young adults: a mediation analysis of body composition.
Hypertens Res 2017 May 12;40(5):511-515. Epub 2017 Jan 12.
Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha, Health and Social Research Centre. Calle Santa Teresa de Jornet s/n, Cuenca, Spain.

Obesity as a Mediator between Cardiorespiratory Fitness and Blood Pressure in Preschoolers.
J Pediatr 2017 Mar 29;182:114-119.e2. Epub 2016 Nov 29.
Social and Health Care Research Center, University of Castilla-La Mancha, Cuenca, Spain; Faculty of Health Sciences, Autonomous University of Chile, Talca, Chile. Electronic address:

Association between physical activity, sedentary behavior, and fitness with health related quality of life in healthy children and adolescents: A protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Medicine (Baltimore) 2017 Mar;96(12):e6407
aHealth and Social Research Center, Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha, Cuenca bFacultad de Ciencias de la Salud, Universidad Autónoma de Chile, Talca cLaboratorio de Ciencias de la Actividad Física, el Deporte y la Salud, Facultad de Ciencias Médicas, Universidad de Santiago de Chile, USACH, Santiago, Chile dSchool of Nursing and Physiotherapy, Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha, Toledo eSchool of Education, Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha, Ciudad Real, Castilla-La Mancha, Spain.

Muscular fitness as a mediator of quality cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
Am J Emerg Med 2016 Sep 16;34(9):1845-9. Epub 2016 Jun 16.
University of Castilla-La Mancha, Health and Social Research Centre, Cuenca, Spain; Universidad Autónoma de Chile, Facultad de Ciencias de la Salud, Talca, Chile. Electronic address:

Association of physical activity with cognition, metacognition and academic performance in children and adolescents: a protocol for systematic review and meta-analysis.
BMJ Open 2016 Jun 28;6(6):e011065. Epub 2016 Jun 28.
Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha, Health and Social Research Center, Cuenca, Spain Facultad de Ciencias de la Salud, Universidad Autónoma de Chile, Talca, Chile.



[PREVALENCE OF THINNESS, OVERWEIGHT AND OBESITY AMONG 4-TO-6-YEAR-OLD SPANISH SCHOOLCHILDREN IN 2013; SITUATION IN THE EUROPEAN CONTEXT].
Nutr Hosp 2015 Oct 1;32(4):1476-82. Epub 2015 Oct 1.
Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha. Health and Social Research Center. Cuenca, Spain. Facultad de Ciencias de la Salud. Universidad Autónoma de Chile. Santiago de Chile, Chile..


Sex differences in the effort indicators during cardiopulmonary resuscitation manoeuvres on manikins.
Eur J Emerg Med 2015 Feb;22(1):62-5
aSchool of Nursing, University of Castilla La-Mancha, Albacete bSocial and Health Care Research Center, University of Castilla La-Mancha, Cuenca cSchool of Education, University of Castilla-La Mancha, Ciudad Real dDepartment of Physiotherapy, School of Medicine, University of Murcia, Spain.

Rescuer's gender-effect on the quality of chest compression during cardiopulmonary resuscitation on manikins.
Eur J Emerg Med 2015 Feb;22(1):69-70
aSchool of Nursing, University of Castilla La-Mancha, Albacete bSocial and Health Care Research Center, University of Castilla La-Mancha, Cuenca cSchool of Education, University of Castilla-La Mancha, Ciudad Real dDepartment of Physiotherapy, School of Medicine, University of Murcia, Murcia, Spain.



Endocrinology and Adolescence: aerobic exercise reduces insulin resistance markers in obese youth: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.
Eur J Endocrinol 2014 Oct 11;171(4):R163-71. Epub 2014 Jun 11.
Facultad de Ciencias de la SaludUniversidad Autónoma de Chile, Talca, ChileAFIDES Research GroupFacultad de Ciencias del Deporte, Universidad de Extremadura, Cáceres, SpainSocial and Health Care Research CenterUniversity of Castilla-La Mancha, Edificio Melchor Cano, Centro de Estudios Socio-Sanitarios, Santa Teresa Jornet s/n, 16071 Cuenca, SpainSchool of EducationUniversity of Castilla-La Mancha, Ciudad Real, Spain

[Perception of the environment for physical activity of schoolchildren in the province of Cuenca, Spain].
Gac Sanit 2014 Jan-Feb;28(1):34-40. Epub 2013 Jun 13.
Centro de Estudios Sociosanitarios (CESS), Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha, Cuenca, España; Facultad de Educación, Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha, Ciudad Real, España. Electronic address:




[Validity of a single-factor model underlying the metabolic syndrome in young adults: confirmatory factor analysis].
Rev Esp Cardiol 2011 May 31;64(5):379-84. Epub 2011 Mar 31.
Centro de Estudios Sociosanitarios, Escuela Universitaria de Enfermería, Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha, Cuenca, España.


Trends in excess weight and thinness among Spanish schoolchildren in the period 1992-2004: the Cuenca study.
Public Health Nutr 2009 Jul 27;12(7):1015-8. Epub 2008 Aug 27.
Health and Social Research Center, Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha, Santa Teresa Jornet s/n, 16071 Cuenca, Spain.

BMI as a mediator of the relationship between muscular fitness and cardiometabolic risk in children: a mediation analysis.
PLoS One 2015 15;10(1):e0116506. Epub 2015 Jan 15.
Social and Health Care Research Center, University of Castilla-La Mancha, Cuenca, Spain; Facultad de Ciencias de la Salud, Universidad Autónoma de Chile, Talca, Chile.

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